Relative Maturity: 100

DroughtGard® RIB    

Features & Benefits

  • Consistent, widely adapted hybrid across soils and environments

  • Tough, gutsy hybrid with high yield potential

  • Strong Goss' Wilt, green-snap, and drought tolerance make for easy Western movement

  • Outstanding stalks and rooting strength

  • Good Southern movement with potential early corn early for Kansas

Characteristics

GDU to Mid-Silk: 1260
GDU to Black Layer: 2460
Pollination for Maturity: Med-Late

Region Adaptability

Agronomics

Staygreen: Above Average
Greensnap: Very Good
Stalks: Excellent
Roots: Very Good
Early Vigor: Very Good
Drought Tolerance: Very Good
Test Weight: Average
Silage: Below Average

Soil Placement

Course (Droughty): Excellent
Medium: Excellent
Heavy (Well Drained): Excellent
Heavy (Poorly Drained): Excellent
Variable: Excellent

Disease Tolerance

Northern Leaf Blight: Above Average
Gray Leaf Spot: Average
Southern Leaf Blight: Very Good
Goss’s Wilt: Very Good
Common Rust: Average
Southern Rust: Average
Stalk Rot: Above Average
Ear Rot: Above Average

Rotation Management

Rotated Acres: Highly Recommended
Continuous Corn: Recommended
Continuous Corn with Fungicide: Highly Recommended

Water Management

Full Irrigation: Highly Recommended
Limited Irrigation: Highly Recommended
Rainfed: Highly Recommended
Dryland (Stress): Highly Recommended

Management Response

Added Management: Above Average
Fungicide Response: Above Average
Average Management Response: Excellent
Low Management: Excellent

Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto’s Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. This product has been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Excellence Through Stewardship®.

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IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: RIB Complete® corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend is not allowed to be sold for planting in the Cotton-Growing Area. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements.

DroughtGard® Hybrids with RIB Complete® corn blend the refuge seed may not always contain DroughtGard® Hybrids trait.

ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready technology contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Agricultural herbicides containing glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate.

Performance may vary from location to location and from year to year, as local growing, soil and weather conditions may vary. Growers should evaluate data from multiple locations and years whenever possible and should consider the impacts of these conditions on the grower’s fields.

DroughtGard®, RIB Complete®, Roundup Ready 2 Technology and Design®, Roundup Ready®, Roundup®, and VT Double PRO® are trademarks of Bayer Group. Respect the Refuge and Corn Design® and Respect the Refuge® are registered trademarks of National Corn Growers Association. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Always follow grain marketing and IRM requirements and pesticide label directions.

Agronomic characteristics and ratings may vary with growing conditions and environment. Ratings are approximate and should not be considered as absolute. Ratings on new products are based on limited data and may change as more data are collected. Extreme or variable conditions may adversely affect performance. WILBUR ELLIS logo, INTEGRA and INTEGRA logo are registered trademarks of Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC.

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